Web conferencing service adds browser call-in capability

Toronto-based Iotum announced today updates to its Web conferencing service for small businesses including browser-based support for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Iotum's Calliflower product is a Secure Internet Protocol (SIP) service that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 7th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Hyperdrive adds Toronto demo day to program

The Hyperdrive accelerator program run out of Waterloo, Ont.-based Communitech Hub will extend its intensive development period from three months to six months, it announced today. After completing two cohorts in its first

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 26th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Incubes offers cash, IT services to latest batch of startups

A search engine for gestures. A way to sell your old clothes. Communicating the success of a digital advertising campaign. What do these things have in common? They are all products this group

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 19th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Elevator pitch: ARB Labs – simplifying gestures into language

ARB Labs is a part of Toronto-based accelerator Incubes' fourth cohort and it wants to translate gestures into triggers for software systems. ARB Labs specializes in enterprise-grade gesture recognition software. It allows anyone

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Ian Webster’s rise as the everyday geek hero

“Everything is amazing right now, but no one is happy” is a notorious quote by Louis C. K.. Indeed, everything is awesome. So much so that it takes companies coming up with something truly

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 17th, 2013 Ashley Huffman

Extreme Startups wraps third cohort demo day, announces new managing director

Toronto-based startup accelerator Extreme Startups launched its latest cohort of five startups yesterday at a demo day event in Toronto, following its latest 12-week program of business mentorship, investment, and product refinement. Extreme

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Toronto misses out on Intelligent Community title to Taichung, Taiwan

Taichung City, Taiwan is the Intelligent Community of the Year as awarded by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF), beating out Ontario communities Toronto and Stratford for the title. The announcement came on Friday

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 10th, 2013 Brian Jackson

6 startups launch as part of JOLT Demo Fest

From wearable technology products to reimagining advertising flyers, tech-driven entrepreneurs gave their best pitch last night  at the Jolt Demo Fest in Toronto as the accelerator showcased its most recent cohort of early stage

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 5th, 2013 Karim Kanji

Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind

A number of articles have previously been written here on ITBusiness.ca about 3D printing. Today we take an in-depth view of 3D printing from an inside perspective. Nestled in a non-descript building near

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 31st, 2013 Karim Kanji

TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line

In the heart of downtown Toronto and just blocks away from Chinatown lies TWG (The Working Group) a development house that creates Web and mobile products for clients and the community at large. I

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 30th, 2013 Eric Floresca

The habits of highly intelligent communities

While SMBs aren't structured in the same way as major metropolises, they can learn a lot from them when it comes to doing the things that have made these cities successful. A couple

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 22nd, 2013 Candice So

New hire Salim Teja wants to develop MaRS’ innovation ’tissue’

It's just his second day on the job as head of Toronto's MaRS information technology, communications and entertainment (ICE) sector, and Salim Teja feels like he's a perfect fit. "The experience and skills

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 22nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

World’s most intelligent communities to share stories in Toronto

A conference exploring the success stories of the world’s most technologically advanced hotspots is coming to Toronto in June. The Seven Habits of Highly Intelligent Communities Summit, organized by i-Canada, will run from

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 8th, 2013

Inside Lean Startup Machine Toronto Spring 2013

I recently had the valuable experience of mentoring six companies, along with other mentors and coaches, through the Lean Startup Machine Toronto hosted by INcubes, the business accelerator at which I am managing

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 8th, 2013 A. Traviss Corry